Traumatic brain injury (TBI) refers to nondegenerative, noncongenital damage to the brain from an external mechanical force, which can lead to permanent or temporary impairment of cognitive, physical, and psychosocial functions, with an associated diminished or altered state of consciousness. Despite this broad definition, it is estimated that more than 1.500.000 people suffer TBI annually in US, with 20% afflicted with moderate or severe forms. Additionally, a high percentage of these patients
Shaun White is not just the greatest and most famous snowboarder in the world, he's a cultural phenomenon known for an unstoppable drive to succeed. When he's not snowboarding, he's skateboarding. When he's not doing either of those, he's playing with his band or running the Air & Style festival or flipping houses. Since he was born with a potentially fatal heart defect, and cautioned to take it easy, White has been unable to stay still, defying odds and breaking records. This is not a run-of-th
From #1 New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Cassandra Clare comes the first novel in a brand-new trilogy that stars the Shadowhunters of Edwardian London. Chain of Gold is a Shadowhunters novel. Welcome to Edwardian London, a time of electric lights and long shadows, the celebration of artistic beauty and the wild pursuit of pleasure, with demons waiting in the dark. For years there has been peace in the Shadowhunter world. James and Lucie Herondale, children of the famous Will and T
An examination of 'extreme' literary rewritings of the bible, which traces how the bible has been adapted and rewritten in literature across time. The focus of the study is upon how literature can use and apply biblical motifs and styles without specifically re-telling a recognisable biblcal story, and yet at the same time, remain heavily influenced by the Bible. Swindell begins with an overview of the current state of play in the study of the literary rewriting of the Bible considering examples
The de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito was a British multi-role combat aircraft with a two-man crew that served during and after the Second World War. It was one of few operational front-line aircraft of the era constructed almost entirely of wood and was nicknamed "The Wooden Wonder". The Mosquito was also known affectionately as the "Mossie" to its crews. Originally conceived as an unarmed fast bomber the Mosquito was adapted to a wide range of bombing roles. It was also used by BOAC as a fast transp
A DAVIS’S NOTES BOOK!This pocket-sized, quick reference is your go-to guide for the precise yet comprehensive clinical information you need to care for adult patients safely and effectively.Completely revised and updated, you’ll find even more of what you need at a moment’s notice, including coverage of rebreathing masks, cardiac surgeries, traumatic brain and head injuries, MRSA prevention and treatment guidelines, and much more!Write-on, wipe-off, reusable pages make it easy to take notes in a
Richard Weight's study places 'Porridge' in the context of 1970s social upheavals, explores how the series satirises structures of class and authority through Fletch and Godber's battles to outwit the prison officers Mr Mackay and Mir Barrowclough, and traces its influences on tv comedy that followed.
This will be the first collection of translated documents to appear in any language on the crusading movement in the late middle ages. The texts have been carefully selected to illuminate as wide a range of crusading activity as possible, covering the entire period from the last years of Frankish Syria in the thirteenth century to the age of the Counter-Reformation. The principal themes explored will include planning and initiation of crusades, their preaching, recruitment, finance and leadershi
In this book Michael Daise identifies literary features among six quotations in the Fourth Gospel which suggest they should be revisited as clusters rather than as discrete units. Three quotations are the only ones whose introductory formulae explicitly ascribe them to Isaiah; three are the only ones cast as being 'remembered' by Jesus' disciples; and each of these groupings forms an inclusio within the Book of Signs which, when combined with the other, produces a chiasmus to Jesus' public minis
This lavishly-illustrated book is an excellent introduction to jungle animals for young children ages 4 and up. They can learn where different creatures live, how they look for food, how they survive in different habitats, and much more. Featuring simple, easy-to-understand text and charming illustrations.
Ideal for students that have just completed a Health Information Management program, The Complete RHIT and RHIA Prep: A Guide for Your Certification Exam and Your Career provides a comprehensive review of the RHIT and RHIA Exam Competency Standards through RHIT Review Online Interactive Modules and an accompanying text that help students prepare for the RHIT exam. The RHIT Review Online Interactive Modules are a set of online presentations that use voice over to review essential topics and inter
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The people of Develish have survived the worst of the Black Death. Saved from desperation and hopelessness by Lady Anne's leadership, and from starvation by Thaddeus Thurkell's bravery, they must now face a world decimated by the disease. As the atmosphere becomes more and more claustrophobic,Thaddeus must set out yet again into the unknown, to discover just what remains of England in the aftermath of the terrible pestilence. But what future awaits them all, in this strange and dreadful new worl
Watch out, supervillains. There's a new spy in town . . . Secret Agent 00 Elephant has struggled through his secret service tests and how he's ready to take on his first spy mission: to find feline supervillain Vincent le Morte and stop him from destroying the world. He just needs to stay away from those mini pizzas . . . Good luck, Agent Elephant. The world is counting on you. AND REMEMBER: DO NOT GET DISTRACTED BY THE MINI-PIZZAS!
Orwell Prize-nominated journalist Heidi Blake uncovers exclusive details of Vladimir Putin's worldwide meddling with dissident voices. This is the explosive and true story of how Russia operates in our cities, right under the noses of the most powerful nations in the world, and why even they can't stop him. Russia's resurgent encroachment into the West is the defining geopolitical story of our time - and a topic of insatiable public fascination. Putin's use of targeted killing is designed to cru
The adventures of Li-lin, a Daoist priestess with the unique ability to see the spirit world, continue in the thrilling follow-up to the critically-acclaimed historical urban fantasy The Girl with Ghost Eyes.It’s the end of the Nineteenth Century. San Francisco’s cobblestone streets are haunted, but Chinatown has an unlikely protector in a young Daoist priestess named Li-lin. Using only her martial arts training, spiritual magic, a sword made from peachwood, and the walking, talking spirit of a